Vatican publishes Declaration affirming human dignity

The Vatican's top doctrinal office has published a new Declaration on the theme of human dignity, addressing a range contemporary moral and social issues.

The new document, Declaration Dignitas Infinita, on Human Dignity, is in the format of a Declaration from the Vatican's Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith.

It addresses such issues as poverty, war, the travail of migrants, human trafficking, sexual abuse, violence against women, abortion, surrogacy, euthanasia/assisted suicide, the marginalising of people with disabilities, gender theory, sex change and digital violence.

A Vatican News article about the Declaration is here.

Download a PDF copy of the Declaration here.

Footnote: "Dignitas infinita" is Latin for "infinite dignity".